Parents and students often wonder whether weighted or unweighted GPA will be submitted as part of the application, and which is given preference by an admissions committee. First, it’s important to note that the use of weighted vs. unweighted GPA is at the discretion of your child’s high school. As such, students do not choose between one or … Continue reading Weighted vs. unweighted GPA
You dream of becoming an engineer, but aren’t sure what engineering specializations are available to undergraduates in the US, and how your future career will be shaped by your major choice. The degree options available in undergraduate engineering reflect the specialized skills you’ll gain and the career paths you may take. Large universities typically offer … Continue reading Undergraduate engineering: What are my options?
If you’re like many students, you may have several academic interests. How are you supposed to select a major and demonstrate interest to colleges when you’re curious about two, three or even more subjects? Below are some suggestions that will allow you to get a more in-depth understanding of various academic subjects and how they … Continue reading Determining an academic interest
Creative people pursue all sorts of careers, from the arts to engineering. If you consider yourself a person who likes to think with all of your senses, is inspired by sound, color, or design, and is excited by integrating creativity with technology – these majors may be your calling. Digital and Media Arts What? Whether … Continue reading The best college majors for creative students
While it may feel like the school year has just begun, now is already the right time to be thinking about your courses for next year and potentially subsequent years of high school. The courses that you choose throughout high school —- and the grades you receive in those courses — are arguably the most … Continue reading High school course selection